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Probability Theory/Hacking/Hintikka: Hacking has shown a tradition within the probability theory in which possible worlds are treated as "great worlds".
"Great world"/Hintikka: Great worlds are like universes, including everything.
"Small worlds" are preferred by Savage. (> Situations).
Hintikka: pro small worlds. No one thinks that probability theory depends on whole universes.

Hin I
Jaakko and Merrill B. Hintikka
The Logic of Epistemology and the Epistemology of Logic Dordrecht 1989

W I
J. Hintikka/M. B. Hintikka
Untersuchungen zu Wittgenstein Frankfurt 1996


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-24